Pro Hart Outback Art Prize

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Applications close
14 June 2024
Announced
9 August 2024
Prize money
AUD $23,000
Location
NSW, Australia
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Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery invites artists who are residents of Australia to submit entries for the Outback Art Prize. Awards will be given to works which significantly address the theme of the Australian outback.

The Pro Hart Outback Art Prize was renamed in acknowledgement of Pro and his family’s contribution to the arts and support of Broken Hill. The prize is generously supported by Mrs Raylee J Hart and Broken Hill City Council. 

The Pro Hart Outback Art Prize is a nationally recognised works on paper awards. Since it began in 1994, this annual acquisitive prize and exhibition consistently attracts a high standard of entries from artists across the country, that reflect the spirit, beauty and diversity of the Australian outback.

The Pro Hart Outback Art Prize consists of two acquisitive awards and a cash encouragement award worth a total of $18,300. Acquisitions from the Prize will enter Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery's nationally recognised collection which includes works on paper by Rick Amor, Charles Blackman, Arthur Boyd, Noel Counihan, Liz Cumming, George Gittoes, Barbara Hanrahan, Mandy Martin, Clifton Pugh, Lloyd Rees, Gary Shead and Tim Storrier.

Prizes

Prizes on offer are:

  • Acquisitive award to the value of $20,000 to be acquired by the Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery.
  • Acquisitive award to the value of $2,000 to be acquired by the Broken Hill Regional Art Gallery
  • Encouragement Award of $1,000

Venue: Broken Hill City Art Gallery, 404 - 408 Argent Street Broken Hill, NSW.

Contact: For more information call 08 8088 6897 or email artgallery@brokenhill.nsw.gov.au

Summary
Application dates
1 April 2024 - 14 June 2024
Exhibition dates
9 August 2024 - 27 October 2024
Finalists notified
28 June 2024
Eligibility
National Entries
Prize frequency
Annual
Judges
TBA
Prize genre
General
Location
Broken Hill City Art Gallery, 404 - 408 Argent Street, Broken Hill NSW 2880.
NSW
Australia
Prizes
AUD $23,000
Fees
$40 per entry (max. of two entries). Sale commission is 33%
Last updated
15 January 2024
Prior Winners
2022: Verity Nunan - Winner ($20,000)
2020: Margaret Ambridge - Winner ($20,000)
2019: Laura Patterson - People's Choice
2019: Patrick Mung Mung - Winner ($15,000)
2018: Amanda Izzard - Winner ($15,000)
2017: Abdul-Rahman Abdullah - Winner ($15,000)
2017: Sally West - People's Choice
2014: Liz Butler - Winner ($15,000)